Form Friday, August 23 at 4p.m. ET until Friday, August 30 at 4 p.m. ET there will be a new Pokémon Go event called Pokémon Go Water Festival happening that will feature water-type Pokémon. During this time more water-type Pokémon will spawn in the wild and hatch from eggs. This is a great opportunity to work on your water-type Pokémon.
Pokémon Go Water Festival 2019 – what Pokémon will you be able to get?
This is a great time to visit your nearest bodies of water because near theme Wartortle, Seaking, Poliwhirl, Qwilfish, Buizel, Lapras, Feebas, Mantine, Finneon and Lotad will spawn more often. And just in general all over in the wild Magikaarp, Wailmer and Wooper will spawn more frequently. And if you do enough exploring in the wild you may just find a Shiny Barboach or Shiny Carvanha.
Pokémon Go Water Festival will influence Legendary Raid Hour on August 28
During this event water-type Pokemon will be incorporated in raids and from eggs. Legendary Raid Hour will happen from 6-7 p.m. on August 28. During the tier five raids one of these three Pokémon will spawn – Uxie, Azelf or Mesprit. Which Pokémon you will be able to encounter depends on your region. Exie is in the Asia-Pacific. Azelf is in the Americas and Greenland, Mesprit is in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. All these three Pokémon are psychic -type Legendary Pokémon. They are members of the lake guardians, the Sinnoh region’s psychic-type Legendary Pokémon trio. They are known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon. Mesprit is the bringer of emotion, Uxie is the bringer of knowledge, Azelf is the bringer of willpower.
During this time consider setting a water-type Pokémon as your buddy because he will earn double candy. Crawdaunt and Kingler will be able to learn a water-type attack called Crabhammer that is just newly available in Pokémon Go. Also, during raids Pokémon like Blastoise, Vaporeon, Lapras and more will appear.